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women in 2005 to then-access hollywood host billy bush. trump is heard using graphic terms to describe a woman's body and said he frequently tried to kiss beautiful women - and they let him do it because he's a star. today, the republican nominee called it locker room banter.'' and said that quote i apologize if anyone was offended.'' in the meantime, house speaker paul ryan released a statement tonight sickened by what i heard today. women are to be championed and revered, not objectified. i hope mr. trump treats this situation with the seriousness it deserves and works to demonstrate to the country that he has greater respect for women than this clip suggests. in the meantime, he is no longer attending tomorrows event in wisconsin.' donald trump confirming that news tonight saying "governor mike pence will be representing me tomorrow in wisconsin. i will be spending the day in new york in
and senator jeff sessions.." hillary clinton is also responding tonight. the democratic presidential candidate said on twitter, this is horrific. we cannot allow this man to become president.'' we're keeping close tabs on the presidential campaigns daily. click the "politics" tab on fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app for the latest. now to tonight's big story - hurricane matthew continues its assault on florida... flooding and destroying beach front communities in the the death toll in florida now stands at 4.. a woman died after a tree fell on her camper trailer. we have team coverage of hurricane matthew - tom wachs and ben handelman are standing by - but first - the latest from fox's garrett tenney in jacksonville... hurricane matthew continued northward on its slow, path of destruction - battering florida's eastern coastline. after devastating the caribbean, and killing nearly 300 people in haiti..
hundred miles per hour tore through neighborhoods in daytona beach - ripping roofs off of businesses and homes, and knocking out power to more than a million people. the real damage though is coming from the record amount of water that inundated many areas that have rarely seen flooding. and towns along the shore such as cocoa beach and st. augustine saw the worst of it - with entire sections of the downtown areas flooded by the storm surge waters. despite the devastation, officials say as of right now there have b fatalities - but they are emphatic in warning that this storm is far from over. the worst is still yet to come for parts of northeastern florida, along with the coasts of georgia and south carolina. this morning, president obama warned folks there to be ready. obama says: "this is still a really dangerous hurricane, that the potential for storm surge, flooding, loss of life and severe property damage continues to exist and people continue to need to continue to
officials." with at least a couple more hours of this storm to go, we're already seeing some significant flooding not far from here in jacksonville beach where the first three block of that town from the ocean are now completely flooded. in jacksonville, florida, i'm garrett tenney, fox news. i /i here in wisconsin-- there are many families just happy to be home! vacationers forced to evacuate-- but getting back was not easy. our ben handelman is li international airport tonight. good evening. airports up and down the east coast are closed tonight. that meant some had to get creative to get back to wisconsin. meanwhile--- one group waits to hear information from the hardest area hit. minll irtea nynkatml daba aie asigh of relief because it was scary. are so happy to be back in milwaukee. they cut their mother-daughter trip in savannah, georgia short
towards them. the bus station was closed. the food stores were closed, the restaurants were closed, it was like a ghost town. just getting out of savanah was an accomplishment of its own. after moving their flight up a day--- it was canceled. the only option hunker down, or try and catch a flight in atlanta. when we got up this morning it was worst than we thought. and we were not prepared so i found a cab company that drove me ut 50 miles outside of savanah. were here. and thank god! in hales corners-- obviously i am concerned about her and wondering if her home is destroyed. marianne skrobiak is hoping her prayers are heard. we have up to 68 pray partners. this is mine. her name is olga. i pray for her everyday. st. mary's church has not been able to reach anyone at their "twin" parish in
to visit and assist the community each year. it's unclear what type of help they'll need now. images from near a city near the parish appears to show complete devastation. hundreds are dead in the country--- with the death toll rising. as the storm continues its march up the east coast--- thoughts are focused on those most affected by the damage left behind. here at mitchell--- only direct flights from orlando have been canceled. there i that airport did not suffer any major damage and will re-open tomorrow. if you're flying this weekend, check ahead. live at mitchell, ben handelman fox 6 news.
now? weather expert tom wachs is here with more.. clearing skies tonight and cool with temperatures falling into the 40s this evening. mostly clear overnight with patchy frost inland. temperatures will fall into the upper 30s in our inland counties overnight, low 40s near the lake. mostly sunny this weekend with highs around 60. way early next week with highs around 70. tonight: mostly clear and cool. low: 41 dewpoint: 31 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly sunny. a.m. patchy frost inland. high: 60 dewpoint: 35 wind: nw 5-15 mph sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 43 high: 60 dewpoint: 41 wind: e 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 50
there are a host of international organizations accepting donations to help hurricane matthew victims. if you'd like to help .. go to fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news app -- and click "links." the mother of a little boy killed one week ago is opening up tonight about his life. 4-year-old solomon jordan smith got his hands on a gun and
himself inside a home at 15th and north. fox 6's ashley sears is in the newsroom with the fox 6 exclusive. nigeria smith is obviously devastated by her son's death. tonight, she is asking for prayers and kindness to help her heal. it is not easy-- to be back in this spot-- one week after tragedy. 48:18 nobody knows the way i feel behind this. loved ones-- as she stands by a memorial set up for her little boy. 51:38 always loving and caring. 4-year-old solomon jordan smith died--after police say he got a hold of gun and accidentally shot himself last friday. his mother was taken into custody--and released. charges are under review. 51:13 he was so happy he was going to start school. so happy. instead of that first school day-- family is now planning his funeral.
they've set up a gofundme page to help pay for expenses, but more important than donations--they are asking for kindness. 50:00 everything that somebody can do to help, even if its a hug, a card, you know, whatever you can do to support. reluctant to speak about what happened the night of smith's death-- they share a message instead-- 49:12 if you see a gun, dont touch, leave the area, tell an adult. hopeful their words can prevt that no other families have to feel this pain. 48:27 to know, i got to live with this for the rest of my life...that just hurts even worse. the visitation and funeral are being held monday. we have details on fox 6 now dot com. live in the newsroom, ashley sears fox 6 news. steph thanks ash new tonight - angry customers.. a milwaukee gas station shot-up after an argument between
the fight .. and an eye popping crime.. a brookfield woman accused of stealing dozens of frames from lenscrafters. what she did with them all.. plus - he was freed from prison after being wrongfully convicted of sexual assault.. tonight - we speak with one of the other victims. why she says - he was "nice..: all those stories coming up in the next 9 minutes.
political races -- but another famous politician was in milwaukee today... former congresswoman gabby giffords appearing as part of a national bus tour raising gun violence as an election issue... she's urging everybody to support gun violence prevention... giffords was nearly killed in a deadly shooting spree in arizona in 2011... she joined local leaders -- including mayor tom barrett and state senator chris larson in encouraging voters to get to the polls early and put a stop to gun violence. 'its common sense. its not a partisan issue. its not a sense, centrist issue to say yes, lets have common sense gun reform. lets have violence reduction, violence prevention laws in place.' this was the first stop on the wisconsin leg of the tour... meanwhile, the n-r-a releasing a statement saying hillary clinton plans to appoint an anti-gun supreme court nominee... that would pave the way
including banning entire classes of firearms," the racine man wanted on federal charges in connection to the "maniac latin disciples" gang is now in custody. according to the f-b-i-- 33-year-old erik en-sense-ee-oh turned himself into u-s marshals today. authorities arrested 22 out of 24 people federally charged in a gang round-up yesterday. en-sense-ee-oh was one of the two not captured. the other suspect-- 30-year-old fabian melendez-- is still at large. a brookfield woman accused of stealing and selling glasses lenscrafters is now facing charges. lenscrafters started investigating their employee-- 43-year- old elaine king-- after noticing more than 300 pairs of glasses frames were missing. prosecutors say she admitted to stealing 15 to 20 frames a month over 3 years and selling them on e-bay. officials say she got about 22-thousand dollars for the nearly 60-thousand dollars worth of merchandise stolen. new at 9:00 -- milwaukee police are investigating an incident at a gas station near 49th and lisbon.
one in the morning. officials say two suspects were arguing with employees and stole food from the store. employees kicked them out and locked the store's doors. the suspects then left in a vehicle. witnesses say a couple minutes later-- a suspect came back to the gas station parking lot and started firing shots at the windows. "he shot the door first and he's going in like a row. when he gets to like, me, he looked at me, he lifted the gun up and he pulled the trigger and he shot it at my head, like he aimed at man ran from the store. milwaukee police are currently looking for suspects. a milwaukee man freed from prison after serving 24 years for a crime, officials now say he didn't commit. it happened earlier this week. tonight there is more: a community fundraiser and a victim speaking out. fox6's myra sanchick has the story. daryl holloway, freed after 24 years in prison for crimes dna
rape of two women at knife point in milwaukee. i came in mid twenties, i'm almost 50 now. on that same 1993 criminal complaint with the sexual assault charges, a third burglary charge. it happened the same month as the assaults, not far away, in shorewood. i s store .holloway's victim: a young college student named lindsy who now lives in another state. and somebody came up, grabbed me and took my groceries and my purse. police say holloway had just been in lindsy's apartment stealing jewelry. then confronted her in the yard. i said i need those because i have a cold and he threw the groceries back to me and i thought that was really nice lindsy says she was shocked when police told her the same person who robbed her was pinned for two sexual
believe it because the fact he gave the groceries back and something else struck her as odd. he passed over a potential victim to assault. my girlfriend was sleeping in the house where he was in when i was at the store lindsy says she's glad holloway is now free, even though she believes he did burglarize her home and took her purse. he didn't hurt us you know. he didn't hurt me or my friend tag standup there is a fundraiser friday evening at ten milwaukee, as community members step up to support holloway. myra sanchick fox6 news hurricane matthew is barreling up the eastern seaboard right now as everyone heads west and north, crews from our region are headed south. help is on the way from wisconsin. the ways red cross volunteers prepare for the cleanup. and how you can help. an officer beaten by a man high on drugs. why she says she was scared to use her gun.
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thousands of backpack buddies flew off the shelves this summer. now those little creatures are paying dividends - in the form of actual backpacks going to students in need. the program, a partnership between sendiks and feeding america, used to provide school supplies. this year, the focus is on food. 'what we understand is they have lunch during the school week, but were not sure what happens during the weekend.' every friday for the rest of the sch at milwaukees clarke street school, as determined by social workers, will receive a backpack of nutritious goodies to get them through the weekend. ...which we know is extremely important for students, not only for their bodies but also for their minds.' 'my boys are athletic. on saturdays, they burn a lot of calories. a little snack out the door is perfect. after selling almost 4,000 buddies and raising close to 20,000 dollars, the first backpacks go home this weekend. clarke street students did the packing... 'it makes me feel
stuff to people that need it. because some students at this school have stuff that other people dont. and thats kind of ..i dont like seeing that.' instead, kaveon and his fellow classmates are seeing the start of change. 'when you come here and you see the students, and the impact that it makes on their lives, and the fact that were making a difference, its very impactful one buddy, and backpack, at a time. carl deffenbaugh, fox6 news. because of a food pantry that already exists there.. in connection with feeding america. organizers say with more donations -- they hope to expand to ?more schools in the coming years. clearing skies tonight and cool with temperatures falling into the 40s this evening. mostly clear overnight with patchy frost inland. temperatures will fall into the
the lake. mostly sunny this weekend with highs around 60. we have a brief warm up on the way early next week with highs around 70. tonight: mostly clear and cool. low: 41 dewpoint: 31 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: mostly sunny. a.m. patchy frost inland. wind: nw 5-15 mph sunday: mostly sunny. am low: 43 high: 60 dewpoint: 41 wind: e 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 50 high: 70 dewpoint: 47 wind: s 5-10 mph strangers teaming up to bring relief to hurricane victims on the east coast. as two milwaukee men prepare for the journey east-- how you can help victims too. and we head to kenosha for the high school blitz game of the week. the way one school is making a winning combination with football and family on
down on the east coast and threatening severe damage. when the storm is over there will be a lot of immediate needs for residents. and the american red cross is sending more help for the relief effort. nat of checking the van early friday, the american red cross in milwaukee was gearing up the disaster relief van for an area where it's needed most right now- florida. "their primary responsibility right now is to drive our emergency response vehicle d will be primarily stationed."tommy poe and milos laazarevic lah-zar-eh vich will take on that task.the two had never met until now. "so far, so good."but both have volunteered with the red cross for many years and have many deployments under their belts since retirement. "and i figured, well, you know, it's time for me to get out and help other people. and so that's what i do now." "i like to help people because maybe some day someone will help
like to help." :31 "testing, testing, 1,2,3,4 testing, yep that works." :36 the two men have seen the effects of hurricanes and massive flooding, including working in a lot of mud. "that's what you see down there. it's all devastation. and, the people, they're just so happy to have anybody helping them out. :25they are scheduled to be in orlando for two weeks. 29 other volunteers, who flew, are already in different states along the east coast and may stay longer. " there's a tremendous length of up with this kind of operation at this level." nat "it doesn't matter. we do the same job. when you come to the red cross your mission is to help people. not what you did in private life. :28voice over bite: you can also help the red cross in their efforts...in three ways::: donate money... donate blood-- because blood drives in affected areas are cancelled.... and, train as a volunteer for future disasters. beverly taylor fox 6 news
create many headaches for travelers - and the travel industry.. at bayside travel - the phone lines to change or rebook flights have been busy all day long... it's offering services to everyone. even if people did not book a trip through bayside.. agents will help travelers get travel arrangements sorted out. menatime - we're hearing from ?local residents who are now stuck down south.. that includes the welchs who were in orlando for their honeymoon. schedules we cant come home until monday trying to make the best of its a little disappointing flights out of orlando are canceled but we are told that neighboring airports are starting to restart operations little by little. if you'd like to help hurricane matthew victims - go to fox6 now dot com or the fox6 news
they'll have the highlights and reaction from the big games. that's at 10:15. as if navigating the zoo interchange construction wasn't enough .. a new worry for drivers.. the "hybrid pedestrian beacon crosswalk." the huh???? what it is - and how it works.. his career in crime started before his 18th birthday... now he's almost 30 -- and the marshals say he's still up to no good.. help catch tonight's wisco get ready for a sunny but chilly weekend. i'll show you how cool it will get coming up in your fox6
t-v anytime soon... a big world tour... the details in tonight's buzz. production of "keeping up with kardashians" is on hold... this comes after kim kardashian was gagged, tied up and robbed at gunpoint during paris fashion week. "e network" released a statement saying kim's well-being is our core focus right now." no word yet on when production will resume. sarah jessica parker played a writer on t-v...
"sex and the city" star will reportedly serve as editorial director of her own imprint at hogarth publishing. parker will help find, edit, and publish three or four novels each year. faith hill and tim mcgraw have two things to be excited about... the two are the newest members of nashville's music city hall of fame. they are the 73rd and 74th honorees. and the two announced they'll be co-headlining a world tour, beginning april seventh in new orlea your furnace cold be kicking in tonight .. weather expert tom wachs is coming up with the forecast. just how much will hurricane matthew cost the economy? how fema uses a popular restaurant to tell.. and a chicago police officer severly beaten by a man high on drugs.. she knew she should have shot him.. the startling reason why she didn't..
nearly a full block of north avenue in the bronzeville neighborhood... the cost - nearly 17 million dollars. part of that redevelopment -- will turn the vacant former garfield avenue school into apartments. there will also be space to "america's black holocaust museum." the museum has been closed since 2008. today is "national manufacturing day." to recognize that - governor scott walker was at the g-e healtcare research facility in wauwatosa. he was there for the final assembly of the 17-thousandth ultrasound system. the governor declared october "manufacturing month." in fact - there's a contest to find the "coolest thing made in wisconsin." after 20-thousand votes -- there are three finalists:
sausage brats -- and marinette marine's littoral combat ship. to cast your vote -- head to fox6 now dot com and search "coolest." the final round of voting runs through october 15th. for more business news - go to fox 6 now dot com for a link to the business journal. adlib to wx weather clearing skies tonight and cool with temperatures falling into the 40s this evening. mostly clear overnight with patchy frost inland. temperatures will fall into the
unofficially predict how bad a natural disaster could be-- it's called "the waffle house index." any time a waffle house restaurant shuts down, it suggests a really bad natural disaster with devastating effects on the economy. five years ago 22 waffle houses were closed due to hurricane irene-- irene turned out to be one of the top ten costliest hurricanes in u-s history. so far, according to a tweet from waffle house - 48 of its restaurant locations have closed.. waffle house is known for staying open 24 hours a day no matter what. the new ramp closure in the zoo interchange - from i-41 southbound to i- 94 eastbound - is creating an unexpected problem.. crews are noticing confusion at a very busy crosswalk... impacting pedestrian safety...and traffic flow. fox6's deandra corinthios explains. the confusion...is at the crosswalk in front of the milwaukee county zoo on bluemound road. "when the pedestrian is ready to cross they would press the button and then it starts into a cycle mode that leads up to a solid red
stop. and blinking red --well that's the confusing part. "some people are not moving when theyre still blinking red while others are taking off and it is creating some confusion with the traveling public" bluemound road is a busy detour...for drivers getting around the i-41 south to 94 east closure. but with the influx of new drivers...the dot is reminding drivers how a hybrid pedestrian beacon crosswalk should work. the dot says blinking red lights as a stoplight. "this is what the dot is noticing: people stopping directly underneath these lights, but that prevents them from seeing the sequence of colors. the dot wants people to stop at the white line where it says 'stop here on red.' "once it goes to that blinking red it does give you the ability, with caution, to proceed again." this will help keep the flow of traffic steady..as the ramp remains closed... through spring of 2017. near the zoo deandra corinthios
starting at 11 tonight, several ramps will be closed. "eye"-41 south at watertown plank road and "eye"-94 west at 84th street will both be closed. the ramp from "eye"-94 east to "eye"-41, 894 south will be closed as well. so if you're heading through the zoo interchange, be aware of the closures. a chicago police officer is recovering after she was severely beaten by a man who was high on drugs. chicago police veteran. she had an encounter with a man who was allegedly high on pcp - and crashed his car into a liquor store. police say the man smashed the officer's face into the sidewalk until she became unconscious. today police say the officer said she did not use her gun for fear of the backlash she might face. eddie johnson, chicago police superintendent "she thought she was going to die. she
because she didn't want her family or the department to have to go through the scrutiny the next day on national news." the officer survived and is recovering in the hospital. the suspect will face charges. two other officers were also hurt. a rally scheduled in arizona next weekend is called "clown lives matter". its o reports of creepy clown sightings have given a bad rap to legitimate clowns. so the rally in tucson is meant to show that the real clowns are not dangerous to anyone. the organizers say they the event's name is not intended as an offense to anyone. nikki sinn, "clown lives matter" organizer : "it was very innocent. the name behind "clown lives matter" is very innocent. there is a lot of people who live their everyday lives like this and they are getting death threats."
10-states over the recent months. most cases were jokes or hoaxes... but there are reports of people being attacked or robbed by perpetrators dressed as clowns. two people are hurt after a car crashed through a seven-eleven convenience store in virginia. police say the driver told them he mistook the gas pedal for the brake. the car plowed into the store and hit a customer-- breaking her elbow. an employee was also hurt. the driver fa including reckless driving. u.s. marshals say, this fugitive doesn't know any other way to live--other than a life of crime. fox6's jonathon gregg with a wrap sheet that seems to get longer everyday. it's this week's wisconsin's most wanted. city driving is risky enough - - even deadly if you make the wrong turn. "it's unpredictable what he's
u.s. marshals say a carload of friends were lucky on a summer day back in 2005. "the level of his violations are not reducing." that's the day four teens crossed paths with darrin whitmore. "at some point mr whitmore pulled up." the friends were cruising through milwaukee's arlington heights neighborhood, when whitmore entered the picture. "he brandished a firearm." darrin whitmore was behind the wheel and behind the gun. he shot twice. "he shot the victim in the eventually found guilty of second degree recklessly endangering safety. he was just shy of his 18th birthday. "it started at a real young age." and hasn't stopped. "it's continuing because now he's almost 30 i believe." whitmore has been in and out of prison his entire adult life. "gambling, auto theft, burglary." "disorderly conduct." "domestic abuse." marshals say at this point the man
chose to walk away or would he chose to grab a firearm to protect himself or to arm himself and intimidate someone . i think he would chose to pick up the firearm." this summer a new warrant was issued for whitmore's arrest. "it's almost like it's second nature for him to be involved in something that 's related to a firearm." a long list of crimes getting longer every day because a young made a wrong turn..years go and hasn't looked back. jonathon gregg fox6 news. darrin whitmore is six-foot 5. he weighs 250 pounds. he's wanted for parole violations whitemore is a life-long criminal he has a sun, moon and rosary tattooed on his left arm. he's believed to be hiding out in milwaukee. if you have any information on his whereabouts call marshals at 414-
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